Jardine River Ferry


Jardine River Ferry is the only safe way to cross this river.

It's in the northernmost Cape York,



... in the northern end of the Northern Bypass Road,


... and is the entrance to the Northern Peninsula Area.

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There is fuel at the ticket office,


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jardine ferry camping ground jardine ferry fuel station
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... and camping in case you don't make their closing time.

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The short ride is fun,

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... with a great crew ...

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... and lovely river views.

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The ferry ride is as long as you can see on the below video:




Jardine River Ferry During the Wet Season

During the wet season, when the river waters get up over the banks,

jardine river ferry wet season
jardine river ferry crossing wet season
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... the ferry gets closed for some time,

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... and taken out of the river to get its yearly maintenance.





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